Science

For science based information on the benefits of cannabis/marijuana, click on the topic of interest below:

  • Read about a recent 20 year study conducted by a prestigious university medical center confirming no negative health impacts from teenagers who regularly smoked marijuana
  • Nutritional Benefits of Hemp/Cannabis Plants and Extracts like CBD – click here for our introductory article on topic supporting that the nutritional and health benefits of cannabis/hemp have long been known, yet associated information and research suppressed to this day in the US medical community
  • Click here to read an update in August 2015 on safety and benefits of CBD
  • The New Science of Marijuana – National Geographic July 2015 – click here to read an extract with editorial comments
  • Pharmacological Reviews, July 2015 issue, confirms the wide range of medical benefits of cannabis varieties both with psychoactive properties and cannabis extracts without THC or psychoactive properties. The article confirms recent exponential growth in studies around the world to fine tune methods and dosages for therapeutic benefit. Here is an excerpt, “In the past decade, the endocannabinoid system has been implicated in a growing number of physiological functions, both in the central and peripheral nervous systems and in peripheral organs. More importantly, modulating the activity of the endocannabinoid system turned out to hold therapeutic promise in a wide range of disparate diseases and pathological conditions, ranging from mood and anxiety disorders, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease, neuropathic pain, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury, to cancer, atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction, stroke, hypertension, glaucoma, obesity/metabolic syndrome, and osteoporosis, to name just a few.
  • endocannabinoid system, for more general less scholarly information on the importance of the human endocannabinoid system, click here
  • endocannabinoid receptors, and excitement about CBDs potentially powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer effects of cannabinoids (CBD)
  • More information on the nutrition benefits of marijuana/cannabis and hemp extracts can be found clicking here – Can cannabis and its extracts save the world? More doctors and scientists are starting to believe cannabis will play a big role in the future of medicine as with stem cells and genomics (such as gene targeted therapies)
  • skin care benefits of hemp oil and other cannabis products
  • RealHemp research papers of Dr. Paul Mahlberg, click here
  • pain
  • cancer
  • PTSD
  • ADHD
  • appetite
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • MS
  • diabetes
  • industrial applications

the human endocannabinoid system and receptors - hempioneers

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